October 27-28, 2014
Two sensational orchestras – Britain’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Canada’s NAC Orchestra – combined with Maestro Pinchas Zukerman, mezzo-soprano Patricia Bardon and the London Philharmonic Choir to create a powerful evening of gorgeous music.
Watch the video: Ode to Joy in London
Featured on the program was the U.K. premiere of Canadian composer Malcolm Forsyth’s final work, A Ballad of Canada, commissioned by the NAC. The work features a setting of John McCrae’s “In Flanders Fields” as well as poetry by other Canadians including E.J. Pratt, Ralph Gustafson and Carl Hare.